Wilmington Area High's boys basketball game served as a healing center Saturday night for students, faculty and community members grieving the loss of sophomore Shane McQuiston, who died on the way home from a girls basketball game Friday night when the car in which he was riding plunged into Deer Creek. Students wore white as a tribute to their 15-year-old classmate.
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The stage was set — and wet. The Crestview boys soccer team was poised for a repeat trip to the regional tournament. The Rebels bounced Garfield from districts last year and were ready to do it again.
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As a kid, Tyler King looked up to his older brother, Nate. “He was more passionate about swimming than I was,” Tyler said. “I saw how hard he worked and the dedication he put into it. He got me into the sport, originally.
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Everything was all too familiar for the Champion and Felicity-Franklin softball teams.
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Twice in the Division I district track meet at Fitch, a runner from Kenston High won his respective events in come from behind fashion.
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The Salem track and field teams wear shirts that say “#JustThatFast.” Taking the hashtag sensation from twitter and putting it on a shirt was the idea of new coach Matt Moffett.
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Right now, Alex Gacek could be finishing up his freshman year at Miami (Ohio). The Dracut, Mass., opted to come back for a second stint with the Youngstown Phantoms instead of becoming a RedHawk.
She had reached base by way of a walk and fielder’s choice in her previous two at bats, but when Emily Chandler stepped to the plate in the top of the seventh inning she had to get a hit.
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As an elementary student at the old McGuffey school in Warren, Anita Brown received a promise from her teacher, P.J. Notar.
In the first four innings of its baseball game with Lowellville, Western Reserve was pretty clean.
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Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, more affectionately known as the Mid-Summer Classic, is held the second week of July. Even though the Class A New York-Penn League’s version rolls around in the middle of August, plans for its All-Star Game began right as last season ended.
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Rasuan Smith has made plenty of steals in his 18 years of playing basketball — he’ll be sure to remind you of that.
While being interviewed following Warren Harding’s district final win over Green in Alliance, an assistant coach whispered into Steve Arnold’s ear, telling him that Mentor had defeated Brush in the Euclid district final.
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Matt Brazin and Cody Dillon of the Newton Falls boys basketball team sport neon orange Nike shoes in every game.
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Fitch running back Will Mahone loves everything about Notre Dame.
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